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  1. add the BCC feature in emails to the calendar app aswell in outlook.

    to add the feature available in the windows version, top be able to send a calendar reminder via email to one set of clients and BCC it to another set. eg send homework to students and ade the parents to it but so that the students are unaware who'sd parents are being contacted.

    2 votes
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  2. An account that used for sync - so I "login" to oulook so that preferences and accounts are synced across devices.

    An account that used for sync - so I "login" to oulook so that preferences and accounts are synced across devices.

    Identify which account is the "master"

    12 votes
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  3. Rename Favorites

    Allow us to rename the favourites shortcut. I have multiple accounts but when adding the Inboxes to favourites they are all called, confusingly, "Inbox"!

    At the very least, adding the account description to the name would be helpful

    4 votes
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  4. Support for Notes

    Support for Notes view

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  5. copy and paste from Calendar Items

    Copy paste from calendar items like in Outlook for Windows would be great to have as well in Outlook for Mac.

    9 votes
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  6. Support for email aliases

    Would be great to have account support for email aliases per provider.

    6 votes
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  7. Use the "What's New" feature

    Trying the new outlook for Mac is great, yet I don't know what new features have been added when updates occur. There is already a "what's new" item in the Help menu, yet it never says anything.

    4 votes
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  8. Complimentary Compose Email UI

    The compose email UI in both the main column and as a separate window looks too much like the Ribbon UI. Lots of lines and lots of options makes for an extremely noisy and difficult to navigate UI. I would really like a simplified UI that looks closer to the new UI in the rest of the app. Something closer to the iOS Outlook compose view but for desktop. Thank you!

    2 votes
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  9. feature to "show all messages from this conversation" is not there anymore

    feature to "show all messages from this conversation" is not there anymore

    7 votes
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  10. share

    New Outlook doesn't send email when using "share document" option through Office Mac Apps

    5 votes
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  11. Make links to online meetings available from the notification

    When a meeting contains a link to an online meeting (GTM, Zoom, etc), display the link in the notification so the event doesn't have to be opened to join the meeting. I'd rather the notification just be native, but if not at least there's a reason to not use MacOS's notification system

    10 votes
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  12. Show Reply/Forward button and quick access to conversation view

    Two useful features I believe to be missing in this build:
    • On the "You replied to/forwarded this message." bar, please add back the button that allowed quick access to that sent message.
    • Along the same lines, there used to be a quote bubble near the top of the reading pane that allowed quick access to the full thread of a conversation, for those of us who prefer to not use conversation mode. Would love to see that returned.

    9 votes
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  13. Make Conversations from Other Folders Appear

    There's a bug where only sometimes the emails from the same thread appear in the dropdown. It disappears when the emails are moved around from folders.

    4 votes
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  14. progress bar

    A progress bar when checking for or sending mails would be helpful.

    2 votes
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  15. Include archive, delete, and flag buttons in mail notifications

    When the notification window is displayed for new incoming email, please include buttons to quickly archive, delete, or flag the new incoming email without having to go to the main outlook window. It would be nice to be able to quickly delete incoming email if we don't want to read it, right from the notification display.

    6 votes
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  16. Mail Clean Up

    Add a Clean Up feature as the Windows version currently has to clear up any duplicate emails/unnecessary emails from conversation threads.

    5 votes
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  17. The new outlook format doesn't give you the option to move an email to a local folder

    You can no longer move Gmail mails to local folders (which was possible with the old version). The only folders that show up in the "Move->Choose Folder.." option are ones that are created within gmail.

    If you wanted to create a folder within Gmail you can't - that option is greyed out.

    10 votes
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  18. Unify the look of the sidebar on Mac and iOS.

    Pls apply the same design on the mac app's sidebar as it's already seen on the iOS and iPad OS app versions.
    But it's already designed and shared with the public around 2 years ago:
    https://www.theverge.com/2017/10/16/16481190/microsoft-outlook-windows-mac-redesign-features

    5 votes
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  19. Add option to remove email date groups in inbox

    I keep a pretty clean inbox, and while I like the overall design of thew new Outlook's Inbox area a lot of screen space is wasted to these "This week", "Last week", etc" identifiers that are just not needed.

    Please let me turn them off, like you could in old Outlook (via unchecking "Show in Groups" setting).

    6 votes
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  20. Enable "collapse all" in outlook for Mac (O365)

    similar to what we can do on PC so that we can easily search for emails by date / sender .... I like the new look, but it is still cumbersome and I often find myself reverting back to my PC for email during the day as I get about 300 mails a day and send about 100 or so.

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